Welcome to Anthology of Christmas Music
The Christmas Guitar

A Christmas music CD

featuring carols beautifully performed on
acoustic guitar and mandolin.
History of the carols, free sheet music, and soundclips.
Performed by Montrose Music's own John David.
You are invited to read the fascinating histories of the Christmas music, browse the reviews, listen to the music, test your knowledge with a fun quiz and more...

Christmas Guitar & Mando photo


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[New Update: December 2, 2013]

carol historiesreviews of the cdmp3 sound clips
Christmas music quizthe artistChristmas cd acclaim
arrangementsfree sheet musicawards & linksordering info

Christmas songs on the cd

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing!
The First Noel
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night)
We Three Kings of Orient Are
What Child Is This
Deck the Halls
Away In a Manger
Silent Night
O Little Town of Bethlehem

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Christmas carols List Historical information and little known facts about the background and origins of the Christmas carols, music and lyrics.
Christmas Guitar cd reviews "A rare treat...Highly recommended."
"...many Christmas guitar albums. This may be the best." Raves from CD Review,GuitarPlayer, ...
Christmas music clips Hear the music. Mp3 sound clips. wav, too.
Christmas music quiz Entertaining questions about the carols: Neither composer nor lyricist would have approved of which famous Christmas carol, assembled after their deaths?
About the Artist John David is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger who has appeared on the Tonight Show as featured instrumentalist; has produced, recorded...
Christmas music arrangements Beginning with a baroque style solo guitar arrangement, then layering the music with a bed of picking acoustic guitars, The Christmas Guitar...
Christmas sheet music Would you like to play a Christmas carol? Here's "What Child Is This?" (Greensleeves). The sheet music is free!
awards & links In honor of our "Cool Site" awards. Other Christmas music and guitar links and our "banner."
Ordering Info Order The Christmas Guitar online with your credit card. Or order by mail with a convenient printable form. Christmas music makes a wonderful gift!

These Christmas songs appeared on The Christmas Guitar II,
not currently available, but we hope to get them on cd soon:

Angels We Have Heard On High
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
I Wonder as I Wander
Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
Carol of the Bells
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
Mary's Boy Child (A Calypso Carol)
Ave Maria

Possible Christmas carol additions for cd: Good King Wenceslaus, Winter Wonderland


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